There are many converters and calculators in the Android Market, about hundreds of them. Many are not worth using, because they lack certain important features, but there are a few very good converters worth keeping in your Android phone.
If you are looking for a decent converter, with a nice and easy to use user interface, with support to all the commonly used units and number formats, you can get many, and that too for free.
Here are 7 best free converters for your Android device :
Ultimate Converter is one of the most elegant and easy to use converters on the Android market. It has over 250 units, divided into 18 different categories. Only 17 categories are functional for now, as Currency conversion is disabled.
It has a dark grey appearance, with clearly visible and accessible options. However, it is not the ‘Ultimate Converter’, as it does’nt support negative values.
To download Ultimate Converter, click here.
Unit Converter consists of 11 categories of supported units. It has a nice interface, with well readable numbers, and results. Unfortunately, this app doesn’t support negative calculations too. Also, swapping between to and from fields is not so easy.
To download Unit Converter, click here.
This app justifies it’s name. Simple Converter is actually a simple to use converter. It is less powerful, providing only 6 categories, but the commonly used units are included, and these are easily accessible. Also, you can convert numbers to decimal, binary, octal and hexadecimal formats.
But, the same problem with this one, no support for negative values.
To download Simple Converter, click here.
Convert Pad is a universal converter and calculator, and is the most powerful of all the apps listed here. It supports about 89 categories, including thousands of units, negative values, decimals and landscape orientation.
It gets a little difficult to browse through the units, but you can choose your favourites, which are easily accessible.
To download Convert Pad, click here.
RealCalc Scientific Calculator
RealCalc is basically a scientific calculator, but it performs conversions too under the shift function. It provide units under 12 categories. And, it supports octal, decimal and hexadecimal formats.
The interface is not very good, there are converters on this list with a better UI, but if you want a universal scientific calculator with a decent converter, you can use this app.
To download RealCalc Scientific Calculator, click here.
Convert This is an easy to use converter, providing 13 categories of units, accessible by just a tap. it does not do very well in good looks, but is really fast and simple to use. And it supports landscape orientation, decimal and negative values.
To download Convert This!, click here.
Converter Lite doesn’t support a wide variety of units, but is still very powerful. It supports 4 categories, landscape mode, decimals, negatives, copy and paste options. Also, it provides a basic calculator, which can be used together with the converter, which means that you can calculate the value to be converted.
The interface is simple and nice, and the categories are easily accessible and changeable. If you want more categories, then there’s a paid version offering 25 categories.
To download Converter Lite, click here.
There are many more good converters in the Android market. If you have used any of them, please share with us…